2004 DISC Forecast Looks for 1.5% Growth

Never before has a recession hit electrical distributors so hard for so long. Beginning with the second quarter of 2001, electrical distributors’ sales have fallen for 10 consecutive quarters — a cumulative shortfall of $12 billion from a peak of $76 billion in sales in 2000. That’s the worst decline DISC Corp. has seen since the company began collecting data on electrical industry sales more than 25 years ago.

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